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Allison Pregler is afemale reviewer who takes on Z-grade movies, usually in the horror or martial arts genre. Basically, she does reviews like The Cinema Snob only in a sophomoric manner. She began reviewing in late 2009. She is the wife of Phelan Porteus, aka Phelous, and the two collaborate on each other's videos.

  • Obscurus Lupa Presents: Z-movies movies from the early 70's to late 90's. A "Z" movie for Lupa is something that doesn't have the capability or the budget to do something incredible. Not all the movies are bad. Some are terrible.
  • Commercial Dubs: Lupa riffs on stupid commercials from the 90's in her inimitable style.
  • Manic Episodes: Focuses on individual episodes from TV shows, usually of the Big Lipped Alligator variety. As with her movie reviews, Lupa points out inherent issues with the writing, acting and production.
  • Radu Reviews: Christian and Edutainment Show films for, kids reviewed by everybody's favorite vampire, Radu Vladislav. Radu seems to be under the impression that these films are macabre and edgy.
Tropes used in Obscurus Lupa include:

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  • Acting for Two /Talking To Herself:
    • During her review of 13 seconds, Lupa plays the demon from the movie who forces her to review Gerry 2: even loster.
    • The beginning of her review of Teenage Sorcery has her acting out how she thinks the conversation between the film-makers went.
    • In for her review of Blood Red Moon, Lupa also plays Jenny Perfect.
    • For Radu Reviews, she simultaneously plays Radu and Michelle, who does nothing but cry hysterically.
  • Actually Pretty Funny: While her review of Two Front Teeth starts off normally, she soon comes around to loving it.
    • Lou Ferrigno, lying in a jail cell with frog makeup on his face, going "ribbit."
  • Adult Child: When the Chick tries to do her analyzing thing, Lupa just farts in her direction.
  • Affectionate Parody: Her fake trailer for Pirahnasaur, a parody of Sci Fi Channel original movies.
    • And "Lupa Tries Windex", a parody of The Cinema Snob's "Brad Tries..."
      • To further the Brad Tries parody, we now have "Allison Eats... (While Phelous Watches)".
    • Her crossover short film Roller Samurai Vampire Slayers can also be seen as this towards Zen film making.
    • "The Top 10 Hottest Animated Dogs!" (Released shortly after The Nostalgia Chick's "Top Ten Hottest Animated Guys".)
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: Invoked.
    • She interprets the gangster from Razor Sharpe Watson and his assistant being gay lovers.
    • She reckons that Billy Drago isn't even an actor, he just wanders on set and people film him.
  • Ambition Is Evil: Parodied in her "Hard to Kill" review, with her acting like a Rich Bitch to her TGWTG forum friends.
  • Angrish: When the film Mindwarp is revealed to have all been a simulation Lupa resorts to sputtering Angrish for several seconds.
    • Her reaction to Return to Frogtown turning out to be a remake.
  • Anvilicious: Comments in-universe that X-treme Fighter plays like an afterschool special about family and understanding.
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 Lupa: And when I think of kicking ass and taking names, I think about communication and understanding.

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 Lupa: Thank goodness they stated the exposition to each other. It was seamlessly awkward.

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 Lupa: So long Sonny, we'll always remember you for the asshole you were.

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 Lupa: Uh oh here comes Alyssa- the big bad, the head honcho, the big kahuna, the leader of the pure bloods, the terrifying main villain, the ultimate- oh I guess she's dead.

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  • Awesome McCoolname: She admits to having no other reason for the name other than she liked it.
  • Bad Cop, Incompetent Cop: In Zombie Nation the antagonist is a serial killer cop, his partner is too stupid to notice.
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 Lupa: (imitating partner) So Joe, what happened to that lady you took in there and where did that duffel bag come from?

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 Lupa: Country Matters.

Oan: [beat] Touché.

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  • Beauty Equals Goodness: "Not McDreamy! But...he's so charming and British! Accents make everything sexy, he can't be the killer! Perhaps it was some ugly person!"
  • Berserk Button:
    • Gerry.
    • All Just a Dream endings, which have appeared in numerous films that she has reviewed and which get a different angry reaction each time. She has pointed out that what bothers her the most is how these endings often do not make sense, as they often contradict previous scenes which imply that the movie is taking place in reality. She found this to be a major source of annoyance in 13 seconds, especially since the film included scenes not featuring the character whose dream it supposedly was.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She is pretty shocked during Lady Dragon when the little boy kills a bad guy with one kick.
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 Lupa: Send *him* to fight Ludwig!

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    • With Lupa herself, she's one of the nicer people on the site, but stalk her, not have fun or refuse to be a lady and she'll get scary. And like the apparent majority of people, she thinks making the Critic suffer is loads of fun.
  • Big No: Used in her review of "Razor Sharpe". It was totally Justified.
    • When the Little Miss Gamer lookalike gets wasted in Blood Red Moon.
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 Lupa: You were the best of us! {{[[[Military Salute]] salute!}}]

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    • While sitting through Mindwarp, something about the desert landscape reminds her something... [cue shot from Gerry] Lupa lets out a scream.
    • When Sleepy Hollow High is revealed to be just a dream.
    • When she realizes there's an eighth Howling movie.
    • Coupled with a Big OMG while watching We Wish You a Turtle Christmas.
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    • Shouted this when Toady, the chainsaw-wielding Frog Man, was defeated by Roddy Piper. Realizing he's supposed to be the villain, Lupa half-heartedly follows it up with, "yeeeeesss."
  • Big Yes: YES! YES!! FROOOOOOOG BAAAAAAANNNNND! :D (Return to Frogtown)
  • Billing Displacement: Her review of "X-treme Fighter" observes that despite Cynthia Rothrock being one of the main stars on the cover, she is only in the film for five minutes.
  • BLAM Episode: The concept of Manic Episodes.
  • Blah Blah Blah: The Corey Haim Translator. "Blah blah blah 90s mannerisms blah blah duuude! Goofy face!"
    • Hell Comes to Frogtown in 4 words: BOOBS BOOBS AWKWARD BOOBS
  • Blooper: Featured during the end credits of the review.
  • Boring Invincible Hero: Cynthia Rothrock in several of her movies.
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  • Calling Your Attacks: Is amused that the title character in China O Brien does this and explains the effects for no reason.
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  • The Cameo:
    • The opening of "Hard to Kill" has cameos by several of her friends and colleagues from the TGWTG forums, including Diamanda Hagan, Audible Underwear of Music Video Theater 3000, Apollo Z. Hack, and Nash of What the Fuck Is Wrong With You?
    • Her (at the time) boyfriend Jeremiah made several cameos in her videos, either as himself or other characters.
    • The Cinema Snob has a cameo at the end of Shark Attack 3, confused why his theme song was used over the end credits. He also provides the narration for the trailer of Pirahnasaur
    • In her review of the third and fourth Phantasm films, Lupa is confronted by
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. She remarks that, as far as any viewers know, Todd might be black.

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      • Todd, along with Paw Dugan and The Nostalgia Chick's friends Elisa (who along with Paw even pops up into frame to scream "CAMEO!") and Nella appear in her crossover with the Chick.
    • Linkara appears to give background on Nick Fury.
    • Phelous (as Shredder) sings "I'll Be Home For Christmas" in its entirety. He carries a tune better than the entire TMNT Chistmas special.
  • Canada, Eh?: While reviewing Teen Sorcery after hearing Michael's pronunciation of "sorry". Lupa, dressed in winter wear, says "I'm definitely not Canadian."
  • Canis Latinicus: In proper Latin, her name should be "Lupa Obscura".
  • Cannot Tell a Joke: Radu needs to work on his material.
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  • Covers Always Lie:
    • She mentions how the man on the cover of Vampire Assassin is not in the movie, nor is the scene depicted on the cover of 13 seconds.
    • She says that the cover of Teen Sorcery, instead of making you think the movie will be better than it is, makes it look terrible in a different way.
    • She also notes that the vampire-y looking fellow on the cover of Blood Red Moon is nowhere in the film.
  • Creator Thumbprint:
    • Oh, she looooooooves Cynthia Rothrock.
    • Werewolves. Which is fitting, considering the whole Lupa part of her name.
    • Kate Hodge of She Wolf of London "fame". And after Lupa gets through her filmography, poor Kate will wish she had stayed anonymous.
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    • Lupa invoked this herself while pointing out a before-they-were-famous Hillary Swank in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She's won Academy Awards and Oscars!
    • In her review of Howling VII she refers to two characters as Inspector Detective and Father Priest.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: She lampshades the absurdity of this trope in Razor Sharpe.
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    • Her crossover review of Simon Sez with The Critic added 90's Kid
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    • The Blockbuster Buster's Nerdlinger faints everytime a poster of Lupa pops up. Even ERod uses this to make Nerdlinger stop interrupting.
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  • Dude, Not Funny: Her in-universe reaction to Johnny laughing at Mark's story in The Room about a woman ending up in a hospital.
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    • She remarks that Ron Hall, the actor/director/writer of Vampire Assassin, has one facial expression.
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  • Dyeing for Your Art: Lupa is a natural blonde, but has had red hair for the majority of her series. When she released her commentary for Undefeatable, her first video review, she explained that she has been changing her hair color regularly for most of her life, and that her first few videos (Including Undefeatable) caught her at a rare moment when she had returned to her natural color.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Invoked.
    • She says that the woman in Zombie Nation who inexplicably delivers a Cluster F-Bomb because Joe Singer refuses to sell her a sofa is her favorite character in the film.
    • She also remarks the father figure in Vampire Assassin is the best actor, and is annoyed he only has two scenes. (And with good reason: He's Dolemite!!)
    • In the same movie she says the random guy in the police line up who helps the hero out is a better protagonist and fighter than the lead and wishes he was the hero instead.
    • In The Howling VII she's far, far more enamored with one of the townsfolk named Pappy than she is with any of the main characters.
  • Everyone Is Related: Fresh off the revaluation that the Police Chief is the father of Undefeatable's male leads (at least according to Godfrey Ho's Chinese dub), Ed Glaser pops up to reveal that he's Lupa's long-lost brother.
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  • Everything's Better with Dinosaurs: She admits that, for all the insanity of the episode "Cyberwoman" from Torchwood, a cyborg woman fighting a pterodactyl is pretty cool.
  • Every Car Is a Pinto: She notices during Lady Dragon 2 in the car chase scene Diego's car explodes twice and he still survives.
  • "Everybody Laughs" Ending: Lupa splices in clips of various Laughing Mad sequences (including Bruce Campbell!) to make light of how little sense Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3's ending makes.
    • Undefeatable has one. What bugs Lupa is that it happens when the group of characters are at the grave of the heroine's dead sister.
    • Shark Attack 3 had a standard laughing ending, prompting Lupa to start playing "Believe It Or Not" over the credits.
  • Eyepatch of Power: Worn while reviewing Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD. When in Rome...
  • Face Palm: Lou Ferrigno stumbling around sleepily, lying down, and then being held up by a gun-toting frog. Who goes RIBBIT. (cut to Lupa burying her face in her hands)
  • Fan Disservice: Her opinion on a mud wrestling scene in Lady Dragon "I'm glad you picked the most unattractive people for that."
    • Seems to have this reaction to most nudity and sex in the movies she reviews, actually.
  • Fan Service:
    • Lupa strips down to a sports bra for her battle with
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 at the end of her series of Phantasm reviews.
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 in Gerry.
  • Fauxshadow: Points out in The Howling reboot once lines have been revealed as fauxshadowing, there needs to be another reason why the characters would have said them.
  • Fiery Redhead
  • Fight Scene Failure: In-universe.
    • Another issue she has with Razor Sharpe, particularly as it was made to show off the star's fighting abilities. It gets to the point where Lupa declares she can choreograph a better fight scene, we then cut to her and her friends fighting with toy guns set to Ghost Love Score.
    • She also points out in Undefeatable that several kicks and punches obviously don't make contact.
    • During the poorly staged fights in Blood Red Moon she takes to singing "fail" to the tune of eine kleine nachtmusik.
  • Film Felons: She was thoroughly unimpressed by the application of this trope in Razor Sharpe, pointing out that Sharpe should really have been more suspicious of the fact that the "film" he was in lacked a script, rehearsals and really almost everything you need to make a film.
  • Flat What: Does one in the "Fatal Deviation" review, when confronted with a naked, cowboy-hat wearing man, taking a bath outside. She has no comprehension of who he is or why he is in the movie.
  • Follow the Leader:
    • Remarks that Teen Sorcery is an attempt to ride on the coat-tails of The Craft, but instead of tackling issues like corruption and abuse of power, they decided to make it kid friendly.
    • Points out that Vampire Assassin is so much of a Blade rip-off even the poster is a knock off of the one for Blade 2.
  • Foreshadowing: Is annoyed by it frequently happening in The Fly II.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: Billy, Jake's partner of eight years in Stakes, is forgotten about pretty quickly.
  • For the Evulz: The only reason she can think of why the Corrupt Hick in China O Brien keeps a woman tied to a bed.
  • Formally-Named Pet: The Heteronormative Crusader's pet cat in Ben & Arthur. "Did you here that, Mr. McFluffycross? He wants to go to college!"
  • Freudian Excuse: Notices this in both Undefeatable and Zombie Nation to which she remarks, "Not another antagonist with mommy issues."
  • Funny Background Event: The "cat salute" in the Blood Red Moon review
  • Gag Dub: Trailer Dubs and where she redubs the voices and sound effects of the trailers for obscure b-movies. Later followed by Commercial Dubs.
  • Genki Girl: Lupa seems to love dearly every bad movie she reviews.
    • Exaggerated in the Honor and Glory review, to contrast with The Nostalgia Chick.
    • The exception comes for the movies she really tears into, like 13 Seconds and Pocket Ninjas.
  • Gibberish of Love: Todd in the Shadows screws up yet another attempt to ask her out in her Honor and Glory review with The Nostalgia Chick.
  • Girly Run: "If your villain runs like a sissy, you probably need a casting change."
  • Good Times Montage: Lupa shares some girl bonding time with Cythia Rothrock -- sort of. Actually, she spends the montage chatting and prancing around with a bunch of Rothrock DVDs. (A Seagal film somehow slips into the pile, but Lupa throws it away.)
  • Gosh Darn It to Heck: "Oh, horse hooey!"
  • Gray Rain of Depression: Used in Lady Dragon.
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  • Ha Ha Ha No: Her reaction to Pocket Ninja's attempts at 'humor'. Before long, Lupa's chuckles have devolved into sobs.
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  • Happily Married: Not "officially", but she and Phelan love each other very much, and they live together as a romantic couple. 
  • Hard Work Montage: Upon hearing China O Brien will be running for sheriff Lupa declares "You know what that means. A hardcore campaigning montage!"
  • Heh, Heh, You Said "X": The American Ninja sequels, starting with #2! "Heh, number two."
  • Heroic BSOD: During the American Ninja reviews, Lupa makes a running gag of dubbing humerous music over the fight scenes. American Ninja 4 however is so bad that the last fight scene is accompanied by, rather than music, Lupa sobbing.
  • Hey, That's My Line!: Lupa mimicking Oan's "Huzzah!"
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    • Laughing at Kate Hodge getting jilted over the phone and swigging wine. "What a loser!" Lupa then proceeds to swig wine and frown at her phone while "The Lonely Man" plays.
    • Oan snidely asks if she has Buffy memorized down to the last detail. Lupa nonchalantly replies that she saw "a bit of it."
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    • She does a list of "The Top 10 Hottest Animated Dogs", but acts sickened at people who find the mice from The Great Mouse Detective to be attractive.
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    • Radu scoffs at Super Christian for still living with his mother, only to be shouted at by his own "mommy" (also the show's producer).
    • He then complains about the sequel, which shows the first Super Christian playing on a film projector. "They're riffing they're own movie? Who the hell does that?" (cut to Radu watching Subspecies)
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  • I Know Karate: The number of people in Undefeatable that turn out to know martial arts leads Lupa to declare she would not be surprised if it turned out a kid in a grocery store scene turned out to know karate too.
  • I Remember It Like It Was Yesterday: She begins her tenth episode saying it feels like only four months ago when she started. This is followed by a montage of her previous reviews. Subverted when Apollo Z Hack phones to point out ten episodes is not a big achievement, particularly when The Nostalgia Critic did a hundred episodes.
  • Ice Cream Koan: She was extremely confused by the bizarre ramblings about "fate and destiny" delivered by the villain of Vampire Assassin.
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    • During one gun fight in Angel of Fury she gets annoyed and snaps "Somebody get hit!"
    • Averted in Hard to Kill, "Unfortunately for Storm the dirty cops hired the only lackies who could aim."
    • Also used in China O'Brien, where a stream of bullets hits just one person offscreen.
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  • Infant Immortality:
    • Played straight in Witchery much to her annoyance.
    • Averted in Angel of Fury but done in such a narmtastic way she giggles nonstop.
  • Inferred Holocaust: Vampegeddon has its heroine, Liz, get possessed by the ghost of the (male) vampire hunter Longshank. At the end of the film, she's still being possessed, and it's implied it's a permanent effect.
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  • Insult to Rocks: She says that The Room is this generation's Troll 2, but that would be a disservice to Troll 2.
    • On that note, Ben & Arthur is viewed by some as the gay counterpart to The Room. "But at least The Room was filmed decently."
  • Ironic Echo: She spots this trope a mile off in Lady Dragon.
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 blows up Lupa's car, exiling her to Reviewer Limbo.
    • She later gets revenge by trapping him in Gerry.
  • It Got Worse: "Augh!! Splinter's worse! SPLINTER'S WOOOOORSE!"
  • It Will Never Catch On: "But whoever heard of a musical set in high school being a success? Am I right?"
  • Just a Stupid Accent: Shark Attack 3 is set Mexico "where everyone speaks English, but with a slight accent".
  • Jump Cut:
    • She mocks the number of times this is used in Lady Dragon.
    • She also does this herself in her review of Undefeatable.
  • Kaleidoscope Hair: The commentary for Undefeatable explained that she had been changing her hair color regularly for most of her life, and that her first few videos (including Undefeatable) caught her at a rare moment when she had returned to her natural color.
  • Lampshaded Double Entendre: Corey Haim teaching a girl how to drive stick. "It's kinda like this, it's in an' out, in and..."
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 in Lady Dragon 2 blows up for no apparent reason.
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    • The Rule of Rothrock also applies to Fast Getaway 2. Do clothes washers explode in real life?
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: While girlier than The Nostalgia Chick who also has this dynamic with the Critic, she's the masculine girl to Critic's feminine boy in both Suburban Knights and their crossover.
  • Massive Multiplayer Crossover: A Day In The Life of Tommy Wiseau has multiple contributors from TGWTG (Doug Walker, The Cinema Snob, Phelous, Linkara and Todd in the Shadows) appearing as multiple versions of Tommy Wiseau. (Todd just imitates him... while everyone else has a Wiseau wig!)
  • Meaningful Name:
    • Lupa's name is an aversion, as she explained that her name does not mean she only does obscure movies, it is Latin for "Dark She-Wolf" (Explanation here. Basically, her name should've been obscura lupa). It is rather unfortunate, though, that lupa was also Latin slang for "prostitute".
    • She sarcastically goes "subtle movie" during her Teen Sorcery review when we find out the love interest's surname is Charming.
  • Meganekko: Lupa sports glasses in her Hell Comes to Frogtown video. Muy bien.
  • Men Are Uncultured: Inverted in her crossover review of Hamlet the Vampire Slayer with Oancitizen. She's excited about the vampire drama and poop jokes while Kyle panics over what's been done to Shakespeare.
  • Metaphorgotten: Use when describing the plot of The Black Ninja: "The plot goes like so: it's Daredevil, but he isn't blind, and doesn't have superpowers. Yep. That's it."
  • Milking the Giant Cow: "Yes! Yes!! Robo Vampire LIIIIIIIIIIVES!"
  • Moment Killer: Qualifies even if it's not a romantic moment. Lupa and Film Brain decide to part ways when after the review is finished
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    • In another non-romantic moment, Lupa the Nostalgia Chick are friendly after watching Hope And Glory together, until Todd appears and Lupa's stinging rejection of him causes the Chick to attack her.
  • Mook Chivalry:
    • Points out that in one fight scene in China O'Brien, the Mooks are kind enough to fight Richard Norton's character one at a time.
    • In the Fatal Deviation review she explains, naming the trope, that the bar parons need to remember their manners and attack one at a time.
  • My Friends and Zoidberg: The credits to her crossover review with the Nostalgia Chick include "Special thanks to Nella, Elisa and Paw. (Oh, and Todd in the Shadows, whatever)."
  • Name McAdjective: Refers to characters in Witchery as Whorey McArchitect and Captain McMustardstain.
    • She calls one of the astronauts from Alien Apocalypse Whiny McWhinypants
    • Fatal Deviation's hero, Jimmy Bennett (played by James Bennett), might have benefited from a more creative name. Like "Paddy McLightning", or 'Fisticuffs McHoulahan".
    • British McBrittyton, whom you might remember from Eastenders.
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  • Narm Charm: Often invoked, as she'll conclude that a film had nonsensical writing, laughable effects and silly acting, which is exactly why it's so entertaining.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Lupa and Iron Liz's in-universe reaction to the "children's" movie Gooby.
  • Non Actor Vehicle: Gymkata is such a film which prompts Lupa to state, "Just because you're an athlete doesn't mean you're an actor."
    • She's reviewed a slew of these, including City Dragon, Razor Sharpe and Vampire Assassin. Cynthia Rothrock started out this way too, but has at least made a career out of it.
  • Not Even Bothering with the Accent: "Oh ho Richard Norton, we meet again. You're not going to try to pull off an American accent? Not even just a little? You're just the random Australian guy again?"
  • Not Making This Up Disclaimer: She stresses that yes, a setting that is clearly a warehouse is meant to be a police station in Zombie Nation.
    • Yes, the father from Bloody Mary Killer is infamous fim producer Godfrey Ho.
  • Obligatory Joke:
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  • Off-the-Shelf FX: Much to Lupa's disbelief, a Game Cube is used as a prop in a science lab in X-treme Fighter. Even worse, the virtual reality helmet is a bicycle helmet with Christmas lights on it. This prompts her to apologize to Stakes for making fun of their CGI.
    • Also, in Hercules in New York Film Brain points out the crystal ball is "the clearest fish bowl the props crew could find".
  • Obviously Evil:The corporate execs in Shark Attack 3 "Buh, ha ha, it's great being evil money grabbing douchebags!"
    • Jokes about this with one character from Angel of Fury.
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    • Lupa is underwhelmed that in Lady Dragon 2 all Cynthia Rothrock has to do is put on an unconvincing wig for the people who assaulted her earlier in the film not to recognize her.
  • Pass the Popcorn
  • Pet Peeve Trope: She's reviewed three movies so far that ended as All Just a Dream. Every one prompted am in-universe rant about this.
  • Physics Goof: A Running Gag in the China O'Brien review is "pretty sure it doesn't work like that".
  • Pieta Plagiarism: Occurs in the aforementioned 'epic battle' her and her friends have during Razor Sharpe
  • Power Trio: Jokes about this in 13 seconds with their fake band- when a CD cover of them appear she captions it with "badboy, sensitive and misunderstood".
  • Pretty Fly for a White Guy: Radu's attempt at rapping. "Word to your mothers! Or fathers. ...Legal guardians. ...Eeyeehh."
  • "Previously On..."
  • Primal Scene: Describes Cynthia Rothrock's nude scenes in Sworn To Justice as like walking in on your parents doing it.
  • Promoted Fangirl: Lupa was one of the more prominent members of the TGWTG forums before being signed.
  • Punctuated for Emphasis: WEREWOLVES! DO NOT! WORK THAT WAY!


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 in Lady Dragon, and almost afterwards it cuts to shots of swimwear and cleavage, which makes Lupa wonder if it was supposed to be appealing.
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    • Almost every time slow-motion is used in a film, she begins to speak in slow motion as well.
    • She adds the montage song from Lady Dragon whenever there is, well, a montage. She does not seem very fond of it ("I got the courage to FAH-EEET!").
    • "...Da (villain)!" *ominous music sting* *extreme zoom-in* (Misaimed on the side of her mouth.)
    • "There won't be another ____ for months."
    • As noted, the *extreme zoom-in* with a blaring music sting is also used specifically for bad ie: obvious plot twists; two in succession in her latest review - a crossover with The Cinema Snob prompted him to Lampshade Hanging appropriately -
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  • Self-Deprecation:
    • She remarks Pterodactyl is as stupid as someone bitching about the continuity in a film then getting the facts wrong themselves. She then looks away sheepishly.
    • During the opening moments of Razor Sharpe Lupa apologizes, thinking she put in one of her old theatre tapes by accident.
    • In her intro to her review of one of the later Cynthia Rothrock movies she showed a clip of her review of Lady Dragon and then remarks that it needed work.
  • Sexophone: Pointed out in her Hard To Kill review: "CUE SEXY SAXOPHONE MUSIC". Later it is played again, and Lupa questions why it is being used there - when the main character is being told that a nurse has been killed.
  • Shaped Like Itself: While talking about her experience at MAGfest.
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    • During her Teen Sorcery review:
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    • A running gag in Desire, which bills itself as an 'erotic thriller'.